I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at Qualcomm in November 2009.
Interview Details – Initially applied through university website. Was contacted by an HR rep to set up 2 phone interviews. After 2 consecutive phone interviews I was contacted the following day with an offer. The interviewers were not well prepared and generally very unorganized.
Interview Question – Describe in detail how a memory allocator works (malloc). Answer Question
Negotiation Details – I was able to extend my offer deadline by over a month. I did not attempt to negotiate the salary. They were very considerate about making changes to my offer.
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Qualcomm in January 2010.
Interview Details – Referred by a friend and received only an on-site interview. Meet with hiring manager for about an hour, then the director who asked quite a few technical questions after which I had lunch with the rest of the team. Awesome experience! Absolutely like working at Qualcomm!!!
Interview Question – What are all of the Qualcomm companies? Answer Question
I applied through college or university and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Qualcomm in December 2009.
Interview Details – Qualcomm came to campus in fall for wireless week to demo products, met recruiter and he asked for my resume, 2 phone nterviews (HR and hiring), then offer came few weeks later. Haven't started working yet, but offer seems really sweet for interns. All this process was wrapped by the new year.
Interview Question – why do you want to work at qualcomm? Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Very fair offer, just wished there timeline wasn't so early. most internship offers go out in march
The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Qualcomm in January 2010.
Interview Details – the panel interview is not that difficult as everyone is nice and friendly but after talking to them, I felt I'm not a perfect "fit" for this position. As I didn't get the offer in the end, I assume they felt the same way.Questions includes: Why qualcomm? why this team? ~~why you want to work in this area? even why san diego~~~Basically, all the questions are based on my resume
Interview Question – why qualcomm Answer Question
I applied through college or university and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Qualcomm in November 2009.
Interview Details – I had 2 phone interviews on the first day and then one more phone interview a few weeks later. Asked a lot of questions about details about computer systems such as stack layout, caches and virtual to physical address translations. Also asked to tell them about my most recent courses and projects I had worked on.
Interview Question – When a program is compiled what section does each part go to (.data etc)? Answer Question
I applied through college or university and the process took 2+ months - interviewed at Qualcomm in September 2012.
Interview Details – Round 1 was an online test consisting of three sections. Section 1 consisted of aptitude/IQ question, Section 2 contained basic coding questions and 3 consisted of one out of software,EC(Signals) or VLSI, the one for which the candidte is sitting.
Round 2 was 30 min technical interview in which previous project details, basic core theory and coding questions were asked. Puzzles of medium level difficulty were also asked.
Third round is HR round,which hardly lasts 10 min consisting of the most general hr questions asked in a interview.
Interview Question – Coding questions are asked even from an electrical or EC students if applied for hyderabad. Answer Question
I applied through college or university - interviewed at Qualcomm in November 2013.
Interview Details – Initially Qualcomm took a aptitude test and shortlisted 9 from 36 students( EE and CS combined). This was followed by 2 telephonic interview-Technical followed by HR.
Technical interview lasted for 10-13 min.They initially ask for your field of interest and ask questions based on that-mine was Digital system design,Embedded systems
-How to make a counter
-difference between synchronous and asynchronous counters
-which of the above takes less time
-parts of a microprocessor
-is peripherals mandatory for microprocessors
-interrupts-hardware and software
-what happens when an interrupt is made
-difference between RISC and CISC,advantage
-which of the above takes less time for decoding
HR interview was the next morning.It was easy and lasted hardly 7 minutes
-What do you expect at Qualcomm
-why do you want to join Qualcomm
Interview Question – -difference between RISC and CISC,advantage
-which of the above takes less time for decoding View Answer
I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at Qualcomm in August 2012.
Interview Details – Qualcomm go to some selected collages where they take a written tests followed by a tech interview and an HR interview.Written test has 3 parts a general ability ,c programing , and core stream question(VLSI ,IT,Communication).Qualcomm has 2 centers BDC(Bangalore Design Center ) and Hyderabad in india as design center.
Interview Question – IN SR Flipflop 11 is undefined condition when it is made up of nand or nor gate. View Answer
I applied online and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Qualcomm.
Interview Details – I had two interviews with engineers from the group. The first interview was really well - I had specific question at my area of interests. It took almost 1 hour, I even talked with interviewer about projects they have in my field of interest. By I totally failed the second one.
Interviewed at Qualcomm
Interview Details – 3 steps: Written Exam(Logical, Programming basics, Technical)
Interview Question – Random questions, not related to VLSI, in VLSI Written test. Answer Question
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